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South African Burgundy

Yes, I know! Before you report me to the French Wine Police who are particularly active re Champagne, but also protective of other great...

Sekts education!

I know - sorry, but I couldn’t resist it! I remember being somewhat ambivalent about sex education when I was a testosterone charged (charging?) 14...

The girl from Cuenca

Readers may remember my recent discourse on Bobal, the red wine grape variety indigenous to the Valencia region, (if not it’s here www.colinharknessonwine.com/articles/), and...

The girl from Cuenca

Readers may remember my recent discourse on Bobal, the red wine grape variety indigenous to the Valencia region, (if not it’s here www.colinharknessonwine.com/articles/), and...

Swedish wine tasting season opens in Jávea!

I’m delighted to say that my services have been retained for another year of wine tasting events with Milagro Javea, a Swedish owned company...

In support of Albariño

If, like myself, you love the wonderful fruit driven white wines of DO Rías Baixas, Galicia, North West Spain, you may be asking, ‘Does...

Give us this day our daily wine!

It was a Methodist church we went to, so we certainly weren’t beseeching the above – and here’s me writing this on a Sunday...

Avincis Winery, Romania

I’m not sure if it was fake news, but I did read once that there are more Romanians here in Spain than there are...

The Bobal triumvirate

I guess like many these days, I don’t just rely on one news feed. Whatever else one might say about President Trump, he certainly...

Wine under flor

Thinking about it now, all those years later, I find it quite unbelievable that I didn’t study Science at school! I’m the first to...

New kid on the block

Although, to my uneducated eye, the verdant valley that separates the sleepy villages of Llíber and Jalón in the Alicante province looks as if...

The Rosado report

As I’ve said before, personally I don’t consider rosé wine to be a seasonal drink. For me, its often delicate nature, its tantalising perfume,...

Meeting Merlot

In August 2011, whilst serving on my first Spanish Wine Judging Panel (Denominación de Origen Rías Baixas Cata/Concurso), I was fortunate to meet and...

Alicante old bus station wines!

Anybody who’d been away from Alicante for a few years would have been pleasantly surprised if they’d returned, perhaps looking for the number 48...

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